Kangana Ranaut won the Best Actress award for the first time, for her powerful performance in ‘Queen’ at the 62nd National Film Awards. Bollywood movies ‘Haider’ and ‘Mary Kom’ bagged key honours while Chaitanya Tamhane’s ‘Court’ was named the Best Feature Film.
The Awards will be handed out by President Pranab Mukherjee on May 3 in New Delhi.
The complete list of National Award winners: Best Feature Film: Court (Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati & English) Best Actor: Vijay for Nanu Avanalla Avalu (Kannada) Best Supporting Actor: Bobby Simhaa for Jigarthanda (Tamil) Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director: Asha for Jaoar Majhe Best Direction: Srijit Mukherji for Chotushkone (Bengali) Best Supporting Actress: Baljinder Kaur for Pagdi The Honour (Haryanavi) Best Female Playback Singer: Saivam (Tamil) and Uttara Unnikrishanan (Song: Azhagu) Best Music Direction Background Score:Nineteen Eighty Three (Malayalam) Best Assamese Film: Othello Best Bengali Film: Nirbashito Best Rabha Film: Orong Best Haryanvi Film: Pagdi The Honour Best Punjabi Film: Punjab 1984 Best Tamil Film: Kuttram Kadithal Best Telugu Film: Chandamama Kathalu Best Malayalam Film: Ain Best Marathi Film: Killa Best Odiya Film: Aadim Vichar Best Kannada Film: Harivu Best Konkani Film: Nachom – IA Kumpasar Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation: Ottaal (Malayalam) Best Educational Film: Komal & Behind the Glass Wall Best Exploration/ Adventure Film: Life Force – India’s Western Ghats Best Investigative Film: Phum Shang Best Animation Film:Sound of Joy Best Short Fiction Film: Mitraa
Best Film Critic: Tanul Thakur